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How quickly germs spread in the office may surprise you | WOFL (TV-Orlando, FL)

How quickly germs spread in the office may surprise you | WOFL (TV-Orlando, FL) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Most of us know if we sneeze into our hands we should wash them right away -- but what you may not realize is how quickly those germs can spread.
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Arizona Gardeners: Early decisions are critical to keeping trees and shrubs healthy | Tri-Valley Dispatch (Casa Grande AZ)

Healthy trees and shrubs are a valuable addition to any landscape, but any hope of maintaining them in good condition over long periods of time is entirely dependent upon the care that they receive.  
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What's the dirtiest part of a hotel room? | Today

A Rossen Reports investigation at five of the top hotel chains in the country revealed the cleanest spot in a typical hotel room — and...
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The most unhygeinic thing about your hotel room? The remote control | Daily Mail (UK)

The most unhygeinic thing about your hotel room? The remote control | Daily Mail (UK) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Using an ultraviolet backlight to show up dirt unseen by the human eye, they uncovered suspicious stains throughout the room, such as on a sofa and a curtain.


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UAPD examines money shifting | Arizona Daily Wildcat

The University of Arizona Police Department is currently investigating the alleged misappropriation of funds from the UA Food Products and Safety Laboratory.
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Dirty planes; how germy is your next flight | KSAZ (TV-Phoenix)

Dirty planes; how germy is your next flight | KSAZ (TV-Phoenix) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
How clean are the planes we fly on? New studies show dangerous bacteria can live on surfaces inside an aircraft for weeks.
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School Lunches May Be Healthier Than Packed Lunches | Huffington Post

School Lunches May Be Healthier Than Packed Lunches | Huffington Post | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

In a study of three rural Virginia elementary schools, both packed and school lunches almost entirely met nutrition standards, but those packed at home tended to have more calories, fat and saturated fat



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Study: School lunches may be better than lunch packed at home | Bangor (ME) Daily News

Study: School lunches may be better than lunch packed at home | Bangor (ME) Daily News | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
In a study of three rural Virginia elementary schools, both packed and school lunches almost entirely met nutrition standards, but those packed at home tended to have more calories, fat and saturated fat. “We assumed there would be differences between school and packed lunch, but not such stark differences,” said [...]
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Are school lunches healthier for your kids than packed? | Las Vegas (NV) Review-Journal

Are school lunches healthier for your kids than packed? | Las Vegas (NV) Review-Journal | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
In a study of three rural Virginia elementary schools, both packed and school lunches almost entirely met nutrition standards, but those packed at home tended to have more calories, fat and saturated fat.
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21 Projects Helping Vets Through Food and Agriculture | The Women's International Perspective

This Veteran’s Day, Food Tank brings you 21 organizations from around the world that are working to help veterans heal their wounds through farming and agriculture. These organizations are working to improve the lives of veterans and create a sustainable food system by educating veterans to be sustainable vegetable producers, providing job and skills training, and helping families rebuild their lives after civil war.



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Towels in kitchen, bathroom most germ infested places in homes | Business Standard

A new study has revealed that towels in kitchen and bathroom are the most germ infested places in homes.A May 2014 University of Arizona study funded by Kimberly-Clark Corporation found that 89 percent of kitchen rags carried coliform bacteria,
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Silage corn a growing crop in Pinal | Copa Monitor (AZ)

There’s corn for people and corn for cows. Pinal County is pretty much corn-for-cows country. Cow corn is called silage. Most of the corn planted and harvested in Pinal County is silage.


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ASU Morrison Institute names two new Distinguished Fellows | ASU News

ASU Morrison Institute names two new Distinguished Fellows | ASU News | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Maria Harper-Marinick and Sharon Megdal were named Morrison Institute Distinguished Fellows at the State of Our State Conference and Luncheon, Friday, Nov. 7.

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UA police look into fraud at campus meat store | Stamford (CT) Advocate

University of Arizona police are looking into allegations that a professor siphoned funds from a student-run meat store. According to court records, police sought a search warrant based on an informant's tip that the "manager of the facility is misappropriating" funds.

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Surprise hosts Master Gardener training | Your West Valley (AZ)

Surprise hosts Master Gardener training | Your West Valley (AZ) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Applications are being accepted for the University of Arizona’s Spring 2015 Maricopa Master Gardener Training Class, which will be hosted by the City of Surprise.



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Get your hands dirty in Eloy’s Community Garden | Tri-Valley Dispatch (Casa Grande AZ)

Master gardener Rick Gibson tells CAHRA officials and other community gardeners what kind of insects to expect while planting various vegetables, flowers and other small crops and how to protect against them. 

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University of Arizona: Budgeting, Funding, Other Difficult Decisions | Arizona Public Media

University of Arizona: Budgeting, Funding, Other Difficult Decisions | Arizona Public Media | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
UA President Ann Weaver Hart discusses issues; says criticism is part of leadership role.
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N4T Investigators: Butcher Block | KVOA (TV-Channel 4, Tucson)

TUCSON - All is tranquil as cows graze outside the U of A Meat Lab on N. Campbell. Inside, trouble could be brewing.
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WATER WISE: Get your pipes ready for winter | The Sierra Vista Herald

Winter is on its way. Are you ready? Warm fall weather can lull us into thinking that freezing temperatures will never come, but they will. When the thermometer dips below 32F, we want assurance that our water system won’t freeze.  To be pro-active, here is a checklist.

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Surprising findings about school lunches | News Gnom (Blog)

In a study of three rural Virginia elementary schools, both packed and school lunches almost entirely met nutrition standards, but those packed at home tended to have more calories, fat and saturated fat. “We assumed there would be differences between school and packed lunch, but not such stark differences,” said lead author Alisha R.

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School lunches may be better than lunch packed at home | Fox News

School lunches may be better than lunch packed at home | Fox News | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
In a study of three rural Virginia elementary schools, both packed and school lunches almost entirely met nutrition standards, but those packed at home tended to have more calories, fat and saturated fat.
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School lunches may be better than those packed at home | Lazer 103.3 (IA)

School lunches may be better than those packed at home | Lazer 103.3 (IA) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

In a study of three rural Virginia elementary schools, both packed and school lunches almost entirely met nutrition standards, but those packed at home tended to have more calories, fat and saturated fat.


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Most Germ-Infested Place in Your Home Is Shocking | ABC News

Most Germ-Infested Place in Your Home Is Shocking | ABC News | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
What’s the most germ-laden item in your home? Door handles? Toilet seats? The kitchen sink? None of the above.
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Towels in kitchen, bathroom most germ infested places in homes | The Times of India

Towels in kitchen, bathroom most germ infested places in homes | The Times of India | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
A new study has revealed that towels in kitchen and bathroom are the most germ infested places in homes.
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Simple steps can keep you and your family healthy | Pike County (PA) Daily

Pay attention to the news headlines and you may be wondering if you and your loved ones are safe from unseen perils like germs, bacteria and viruses – even in your home. There are things you can do to protect your health but it’s also good to know where germs linger. Some of their hangouts may surprise you.

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UA police look into fraud at campus meat store | The Republic (Columbus, IN)

University of Arizona police are looking into allegations that a professor siphoned funds from a student-run meat store.
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